Frame Friday: Sunglasses for the Slopes

  • BY Kate McDonagh

Those who love to ski hit the slopes with a smile as soon as winter descends! While many do not love the cold, selecting your winter accessories is a perfect opportunity to have fun with fashion that also serves a practical purpose. Whether you need prescription glasses or not, every skier should be sporting a pair of sunglasses to protect their eyes from wind, glare, and debris as they whiz down the snowy hills. Below are some of our favorite Zenni prescription glasses for those who enjoy winter sports:

Prescription Wind Goggles
Frame #705224

Downhill skiers who have a need for speed will love these green wind goggles. While durable, they have a sleek, modern look suitable for both men and women. Special note: The curved lens may not be compatible with certain astigmatism prescriptions. If you have questions about the compatibility of your prescription, please contact us before placing an order.

prescription wind goggles for skiing
Frame #706416

For those who want to make a bolder statement, these blue and black wind goggles provide comfort as well as protection. The rubber temples ensure a secure fit and is a popular design for both skiing and biking.

half frame prescription wind goggles
Frame #707221

These one-panel wind goggles have a colorful, ultra-cool mirrored finish and fit well on smaller heads, making them perfect for any teenage ski enthusiasts that you happen to know.

grey tint skiing sunglasses
Frame #489430 with 80% Gray Tint

Wind goggle styles are not for everyone, but you still need to protect your eyes from the elements. These white acetate frames have temples with a retro checkerboard pattern reminiscent of the 1980s. This fun, sporty look pairs beautifully with tinted lenses.For the best protection, we recommend polarized lenses, which will not change the look of your glasses, but will provide an optimal skiing experience.?

638821-gray-tint ski glasses
Frame #638821 with 80% Gray Tint

With their classic style, these square frames are suitable for just about any occasion, including winter sports. These full-rimmed black frames have bigger lenses, which provide more coverage from sun and wind than traditional square glasses. While many choose these frames because of their simple but chic look, if you’re feeling adventurous, try pairing them with a mirror tint. Either way, you will look marvelous while swishing down the slopes!

677525-gray-tint glasses for skiiing
Frame #677525 with 80% Gray Tint

These men’s browline-style, full-rim glasses are the perfect balance between traditional and modern design. The tortoiseshell provides a clean yet distinctive look, that is never dated and always brings a dash of sophistication to any ensemble.